Monthly Archives: February 2015

Council calling for young voices on youth strategy


Redland City Council is calling on young people to have their say in the development of the Redlands Youth Strategy during February. The strategy will guide the way Council works with young people in the City in the future and the projects it supports and develops. Redland City Council’s community services spokesperson Cr Lance Hewlett said  Continue reading…

Birkdale Landfill rehabilitation works begin


Redland City Council has begun a $7 million project to rehabilitate the Birkdale Landfill site, including improving access to the facility for users. Council’s waste infrastructure spokesperson Cr Paul Gleeson said the works would see closed landfill cells rehabilitated and re-vegetated, as well as the construction of a new gate bypass lane. “Since 2011 general  Continue reading…

NSI meetings address economic and community issues


Regular Township meetings hosted by the Mayor; and the inaugural meeting of the North Stradbroke Island (NSI) Economic Transition Group, are some of the regular engagements held with North Stradbroke Islanders as part of efforts to build a strong future for the island which remains the jewel in the Redlands tourism attractions. An inaugural meeting  Continue reading…

Proposed City Plan sent for Ministerial sign-off


Redland City Council has submitted an amended draft Redland City Plan to the Queensland Government that addresses matters raised through a state interest review. The details of the new City Plan review remain confidential until Deputy Premier and Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning, the Hon Jackie Trad, agrees to its public release for  Continue reading…

New Trade College for Redland City


Redland City students and businesses are the big winners with the Australian Industry Trade College (AITC) announcing the Redlands as the location for its new education facility. The college will provide local students in years 11 and 12 with access to quality trade training and senior education that is proven to increase future employment opportunities.  Continue reading…

Social media and investment workshops free for business


Redland City Council’s popular series of business workshops have already begun this year with workshops designed to give busy local business owners easy, free access to new skills and knowledge to improve their business operations. The free business workshops for 2015 are targeted at addressing current business issues and trends. This includes digital marketing (held  Continue reading…

Economic Development Framework adopted


As part of ongoing planning for the city’s future, Council has recently adopted an Economic Development Framework to help chart a course for the city over the next 25 years. The framework is intended to deliver real and achievable outcomes through action plans designed and delivered by business leaders. Council’s Open for Business approach already  Continue reading…

New business advisory services for Redland City


Career Employment Australia Incorporated (CEA Group) is gearing up to extend business support services to Redland small businesses under the auspices of Brisbane Metro Business Enterprise Centre. Career Employment Australia Incorporated has been announced by the Federal Government as the successful contractor to provide the Commonwealth’s Australian Small Business Advisory Services program across the Brisbane  Continue reading…

Birkdale Landfill remediation


Council has recently begun a $7 million upgrade of the Birkdale landfill and waste transfer station. The works will see closed landfill cells rehabilitated and re-vegetated, as well as the construction of a new gate-house bypass lane. The Birkdale Waste Transfer Station will remain open, however users may experience delays at times, particularly when construction  Continue reading…